CAS005 - Ecosystemic Crisis Management: Strategies for the Future w/ Dr. Richard James
Airdate 2/2/2006

Contributing Editor:

Jeffrey Freiden is a Licensed Professional Counselor and practices at Children’s Counseling Resource in Memphis Tennessee. He is OSHA certified in Critical Incident Stress management and is a National Certified School Counselor working as a school counselor at Kingsbury High school in Memphis. He is also an adjunct professor at The University of Memphis in the department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Research where he teaches Crisis Intervention Strategies. He is also a Board member of the American Counseling Association Southern Region and is past President of the Tennessee Counseling Association. Email him at   


Dick James is a Crader Professor of Education at The University of Memphis Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Research. He is coordinator of the school counseling program there and teaches crisis intervention.  He is one of the originators of the Memphis Police Department 's Crisis Intervention Team which  has trained police officers  to deal with the mentally ill. He has worked in community mental health, schools, and corrections.  He has most recently worked with Katrina evacuees in providing mental health services  in Memphis Tennessee. Email him at rJames@Memphis.Edu

Selected readings mentioned in the podcast:

James, R. K. & Gilliland, B.E. (2003). Theories and Strategies in Counseling and Psychotherapy (5th ed). Boston, MA: Allyn &Bacon

Myer, R. & James, R. (2005). Crisis Intervention Training Manual and CD ROM. Belmont,CA: Brooks-Cole/Wadsworth.

Music used in this podcast:

Jaime Beauchamp - "Memorial Day" obtained from the Podsafe Music Network - Link to music

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